Hydraulic Reliability Engineer II

Company Name:
Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products. Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.
We believe our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. We see customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit as a measure of performance.

Gerdau is seeking a Hydraulic Reliability Engineer II for the mill in Petersburg, VA

Basic Function:
Hydraulic Reliability Engineer II will provide technical coordination and support for implementing and sustaining Asset Reliability Processes (ARP) to improve safety, equipment reliability, and product quality at optimum efficiency and costs by:

a) Detect potential failures using predictive technologies.
b) Collect, analyze, and interpret operational data.
c) Study operations and failures to lower costs and improve equipment reliability and energy efficiency.
d) Implement improved engineering designs and procedures through collaboration with operations, maintenance, engineering, and suppliers.
e) Ensure the integrity of the Computer Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) and standard procedures.
f) Participate in the development of the Annual Action Plans.
g) Train operators and maintenance on ARP practices.
This position is responsible for local ARP practice implementation and improvement. The Hydraulic Reliability Engineer II has no direct reports, but works with maintenance and operations on asset reliability processes. This position has direct responsibility for ARP projects with low to medium risk

Hydraulic Reliability Engineer II is primarily responsible for increasing asset availability through the utilization of ARP reliability tools, methods, and practices. Activities require engineering and/or maintenance based experience in mechanical and/or electrical equipment, preferably those used in steel manufacturing processes and facilities. This position will manage special projects and engineering activities to improve equipment reliability, optimize maintenance costs, and reduce equipment downtime. The Hydraulic Reliability Engineering II will participate in annual outage planning processes to minimize downtime and ensure all maintenance performance will achieve equipment reliability. Due to the nature of manufacturing operations the incumbent may be required to be on-call, and must be available for specific operations or projects. Some travel may be required for training and to support projects

Qualifications include:

Qualifications for this position include a four-year college degree in Engineering or Material Science, combined with 3 to 5 years of industrial experience. The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of asset reliability technology and systems, with a working knowledge of heavy manufacturing. The incumbent should also possess a basic knowledge of engineering concepts, and techniques. The successful applicant must solve complex problems, demonstrate project management skills, and have a passion to lead change.

The Hydraulic Reliability Engineer II reports to a Reliability Engineer IV or Reliability Engineer V. The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining the maintenance manuals, standard maintenance operating procedures, CMMS, equipment reliability databases, and other maintenance related software systems. The incumbent will organize and conduct training programs for the maintenance personnel regarding equipment testing and operation, new software, methodologies, and procedures. This position requires the ability to effectively communicate with associates at all levels within the organization.

Gerdau offers opportunities for advancement in an ever challenging, high-tech environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to grow with a world-class, multinational company. We recognize the contributions of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement.

Gerdau offers excellent benefits that start the FIRST DAY OF EMPLOYMENT!
Medical & Prescription
Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
Health Advocate Services
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program

Gerdau is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to diversifying its workforce. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.
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